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Author Archive: ColonelFrog

Colonel Frog is a long time science fiction and fantasy fan. He loves reading novels in the field, and he also enjoys watching movies (as well as reading lots of other genre books).

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Teacher In A Box (short scifi movie).

September 1, 2020 | By | Reply More
Teacher In A Box (short scifi movie).

In short science fiction movie Teacher In A Box by Tanuj Chopra, a teacher disillusioned with her cutting edge virtual reality classroom struggles to coax her talented and troubled student to excel.

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The Haunting of Bly Manor (Netflix horror thing).

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The Haunting of Bly Manor (Netflix horror thing).

The Haunting of Bly Manor is the follow-up to 2018’s The Haunting of Hill House – loosely based on the 1898 horror novella The Turn of the Screw by Henry James. Arriving October 9th 2020 on Netflix, this new chapter in the Haunting anthology series revolves around Bly Manor and the lives of its inhabitants, […]

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The Stand (2020 CBS horror TV series) (trailer).

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The Stand (2020 CBS horror TV series) (trailer).

CBS has a new version of Stephen King’s The Stand coming out. Here’s the trailer. The plot centers on a pandemic of a weaponised strain of influenza that kills almost the entire world population. The few survivors, united in groups, establish a new social system and engage in confrontation with each other. The fate of […]

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Netflix hires Game of Thrones team to produce scifi show out of Liu Cixin’s The Three-Body Problem novel (news).

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Netflix hires Game of Thrones team to produce scifi show out of Liu Cixin’s The Three-Body Problem novel (news).

Netflix has hired the Game of Thrones team – showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss – to produce a scifi show out of Liu Cixin’s The Three-Body Problem novel. The title refers to the three-body problem in orbital mechanics. It is the first novel of the Remembrance of Earth’s Past trilogy, which Chinese readers refer […]

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The X-Files: Albuquerque (new animated series) (TV news).

August 29, 2020 | By | Reply More
The X-Files: Albuquerque (new animated series) (TV news).

That new Star Trek toon has a lot to answer for! Fox are now producing The X-Files: Albuquerque, a comedy cartoon about a B-Team Unit attached to the FBI X-Files that get all the really stupid and bad cases, based, naturally, in Albuquerque. Isn’t this just Scooby Doo, but with the FBI rather than Mystery […]

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Resident Evil, the Netflix TV series? Oh yes! (horror TV news).

August 29, 2020 | By | Reply More
Resident Evil, the Netflix TV series? Oh yes! (horror TV news).

Netflix will be bringing a live action TV series based on Resident Evil to the streams via Constantin Film. The Walking Dead‘s Bronwen Hughes will direct and executive produce the first two episodes. Capcom launched the survival horror game in 1996, since expanded into a six-film franchise, also produced by Constantin Film. Resident Evil will […]

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Jurassic World (film retrospective: video).

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Jurassic World (film retrospective: video).

The critical drinker sits down to ponder the scifi flick Jurassic World, the fourth installment of the Jurassic Park film series and the first installment in the planned Jurassic World trilogy, which introduced the world the meme of Pratt Taming (for his role as U.S. Navy veteran Owen Grady, who had been training four Velociraptors […]

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Black Panther, Chadwick Boseman, dies at 43 of colon cancer (film news).

August 29, 2020 | By | Reply More
Black Panther, Chadwick Boseman, dies at 43 of colon cancer (film news).

Actor Chadwick Boseman who played the Marvel superhero Black Panther in the MCU has sadly passed away at only 43 following a long fight with colon cancer. Marvel Studio’s President Kevin Feige, said about the untimely death, “Chadwick’s passing is absolutely devastating. He was our T’Challa, our Black Panther, and our dear friend. Each time […]

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Star Trek: Section 31 – Alex Kurtzman interview (video).

August 28, 2020 | By | Reply More
Star Trek: Section 31 – Alex Kurtzman interview (video).

Here’s one for all you Star Trek fans, especially the lovers of the dark side of the Federation, aka Section 31. Alex Kurtzman is interviewed about Star Trek: Short Treks, Discovery, and dishes a few tasty details about what we can expect from the upcoming Star Trek: Section 31 TV show spin-off. 

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Battlestar Galactica: entire series coming to BBC in the UK (TV news).

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Battlestar Galactica: entire series coming to BBC in the UK (TV news).

The BBC has acquired cult science fiction TV series Battlestar Galactica from NBCUniversal and is bringing it to BBC iPlayer in the UK as a box set. Originally broadcast between 2004 and 2009, every episode of the show will be available to watch on iPlayer from 5th September 2002, when the series will also begin […]

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